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Clarence HEMS

Regimental number1973
Place of birthMelbourne
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectro plater
AddressHansleigh, Cr Gillies Street And Hudelling Road, Fairfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs E A Hems, 151 Station Street, Fairfield, Victoria
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Place of burialAssevillers New British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row B, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Elizabeth HEMS, "Hemsleigh", Heidelberg Road, Fairfield Park, Victoria

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